Aw Addia and Snowy Aia
Third planet, Van de Bos' Star. A regional power and an important centre of trade and learning. Most of the sparse population on the planet inhabits KoHold City, which is home to the headquarters of the KoHold-Reva Exopaleoarcheological Institute.

In the current era, The moon of Aw Addia has been converted by the subsidiaries of the Zoeific Biopolity to five megastructures, known as the "Cathedrals of the Snow Blossom" , each one a pearlescent, 10,000km-wide orbital with a floral shape. The structures were recreated from the architecture of an orbital construction platform from when the system was first discovered, colonized, and then abandoned two thousand years later by transapients from the Solipsist Panvirtuality.
Locals call the original abandoned construction platform, which orbits further out in the star system, "Snowy Aia'vilhu" or "Snowy Aia", after the mythical AI mind which legends say still haunts it. Though archeologists suspect that the structure may once have been an ascension maze for the panvirtuality, it became inactive when the transapients abandoned the system around 4000AT.

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Text by M. Alan Kazlev
Initially published on 02 November 2001.